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No: "he" was a publisher's error. Quoting from here (emphasis mine): In The Collected Stories: The Legend of Drizzt Anthology, R.A. Salvatore explained that while writing The Crystal Shard, he was told by TSR that magical items could not have a gender, despite his arguments otherwise. To his "horror," he later discovered after the book was published that ...


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After Drizzt leaves Menoberzzeran, House Do'Urden is effectively no more. With him being the last remaining noble of the house, there is no reason for him to change it any more because he can make the name associated with good instead of evil.


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As pointed out by @Richard The Orc King is the correct book to read after The Two Swords. I do understand why you are confused though. The events of prologue of The Orc King take place at a significantly later time than the ending of The Two Swords, but chapter 1 of The Orc King takes place immediately after the events The Two Swords.


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According to the Forgotten Realms wiki, citing the 2014 R. A. Salvatore novel Night of the Hunter as its source, the house was reconstituted from unrelated noble drow. To form the house membership, Quenthel selected a number of drow from other houses, starting with her own sister, Sos'Umptu Baenre, to serve as temporary matron mother. Sos'Umptu was ...


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The Legend of Drizzt is set in the Forgotten Realms and is a D&D setting. The creatures in question are known as "drow" in both singular and plural. They are a type of elf that was typically restricted to NPC status, but which clearly isn't the case here. Thus they also borrow the elven naming convention of X elf/X elves (wood elf, sun elf, moon elf, etc....


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It is in the third book, Sojourn, not long before Mooshie's death. "But you are still a child," Montolio said. "Five years is not five hundred, and five hundred is what you have remaining. Promise me now that you will reconsider your course when I am no more. There is a wide world out there, my friend, full of pain, but filled with joy as well. The ...


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